The winter holiday season is upon us, and we want to share some of our favorite gift ideas for the data geek in your life. Here at ThoughtSpot we consider ourselves data minded. We also have team members from all walks of life who celebrate and share gifts for many different reasons throughout the winter season. So we thought who better to ask about the perfect gift for a data geek than some of our own? No matter the reason, we all agree these are some of the coolest gifts you can give to the data geek in your life.
Phillips Wake-Up Light
This little alarm clock simulates the rising sun, giving your data geek a gentle wake-up each morning. S/he can even set it to the brightness level they are most comfortable with.
Weapons of Math Destruction
This New York Times bestseller is a thoughtful read for anyone who works with data. Cathy O’Neil, a former Wall Street quant, cautions us to question the models we use that drive our decisions.
Raspberry Pi 3
The latest Raspberry Pi comes with 1.2GHz 64-bit quad-core CPU, integrated WiFi and Bluetooth. And it’s even compatible with earlier models. If your data geek doesn’t know what this is, they might not really be a data geek.
Star Wars Tiki Mugs
Because Star Wars. This is a list for data geeks, remember? Choose from R2D2, Yoda, Vader, Chewie, Boba, or Trooper. Or just get them all!
A small speaker that packs a big punch. These cute speakers deliver big sound, and come with 24 hours of battery life. Your geek can bring it with them anywhere.
AeroPress Coffee and Espresso Maker
Coffee is kind of a thing right now. Impress your data geek with this coffee/espresso maker. It’s easier to use than you think, and it makes a damn fine cup of coffee.
Star Wars Death Star Tea Infuser
If your geek doesn’t drink coffee, this tea infuser is an excellent alternative. (And yes, Star Wars.)
These shoes are so cool! No, really. You have no idea how very cool and comfortable they are. Made from all natural fibers, they are lightweight, soft, breathable, and machine washable. Wear them with or without socks, no one will know.
Atlas Obscura: An Explorer’s Guide to the World’s Hidden Wonders
Atlas Obscura is a much beloved website/blog for curious minds. This year they published a collection of their stories on paper, in a beautiful hard cover book.
Sennheiser Momentum 2.0 Wireless Headphones
If your data lover is into cool headphones, these are sure to impress. They come with noise canceling and bluetooth capabilities, and a 22 hour battery life.
We hope you find something interesting from this list you can share with your data geek. Happy holidays from all of us at ThoughtSpot!